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itunes 11.0.1 still not updating apps in library during iOS sync

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Dec 16, 2012 6:55 AM

i dont know if this is true for you but i still have the same problem in itunes 11.0.1 that was there is itunes 11.0. apps updated on ios are not being updates in itunes library during sync.


please let me know if u have a fix or  know a thread where the fix has been posted.





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  • Steve Taylor1 Level 5 Level 5 (4,660 points)

    Still aknow bug. Waiting on Apple to fix. In the meantime click Check updates in iTunes and it will update the apps without affecting the apps on your devices.


    Not perfect but you did ask for a workaround

  • alanfromjc Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    This is an easy fix.  Just try this: Without connecting your phone, open iTunes and go to Preferences, on the Devices tab check "Prevent...from automatically syncing".  Next authorize your computer for all Apple IDs used to purchase these apps in iTunes>Store>Authorize this computer.  Now connect your phone and when it appears on the left sidebar of iTunes right-Right click on its name and select Transfer Purchases (this will transfer your apps and other purchased media to your iTunes library).  Right-click again and select Backup. Now go through the various tabs and select your sync settings (Music, etc.), being careful not to select to sync contacts or calendars on the Info tab unless the program you are syncing with has at least one contact and one calendar event (which will trigger a merge or replace prompt when you first sync).  When you have everything the way you want click Apply to sync your phone.  Note: When you sync to a new iTunes library iTunes will erase all iTunes media and replace it with the media in the library you are syncing with.  You have transferred your apps so they will sync back, however you must also import your music and other media to your library or it will not be transferred back to your phone when you sync.


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